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Part I Oracle Solaris 11 Installation Options

1.  Overview of Installation Options

Part II Installing Using Installation Media

2.  Preparing for the Installation

3.  Using the LiveCD

4.  Using the Text Installer

5.  Automated Installations That Boot From Media

6.  Unconfiguring or Reconfiguring an Oracle Solaris instance

Part III Installing Using an Install Server

7.  Automated Installation of Multiple Clients

8.  Setting Up an Install Server

AI Server Setup Task Map

Install Server Requirements

AI Server Hardware Requirements

AI Server Software Requirements

Install the AI Installation Tools

Configure the Install Server

Configure a Multihomed Install Server

Configure the Web Server Host Port

Create an AI Install Service

Create an Install Service Without DHCP Setup

Create a SPARC Install Service Using an ISO File

Create an x86 Install Service Using an IPS Package

Create an Install Service Including Local DHCP Setup

Maintain an Install Server

Add, Modify, or Delete an Install Service

Create an Install Service

Modifying Install Service Properties

Rename an Install Service

Enable or Disable an Install Service

Delete an Install Service

Associate Clients With Install Services

Add a Client To an Install Service

Associate a Client With a Different Install Service

Delete a Client From an Install Service

Associate Client-Specific Installation Instructions With Install Services

Add an AI Manifest

Update an AI Manifest

Delete an AI Manifest

Associate Client-Specific Configuration Instructions With Install Services

Add a System Configuration Profile

Validate a System Configuration Profile

Delete a System Configuration Profile

Export an AI Manifest or a System Configuration Profile

Modify Criteria for an AI Manifest or a System Configuration Profile

Show Information About Install Services

List All Install Services on the Install Server

Show Information for a Specified Install Service

List Clients Associated With Install Services

List Clients Associated With a Specific Install Service

Show Information About Customized Installations

List All AI Manifests and System Configuration Profiles

List Manifests and Profiles Associated With a Specified Install Service

Administering the AI SMF Service

9.  Customizing Installations

10.  Provisioning the Client System

11.  Configuring the Client System

12.  Installing and Configuring Zones

13.  Running a Custom Script During First Boot

14.  Setting Up Oracle Configuration Manager For Use By AI Client Systems

15.  Installing Client Systems

16.  Troubleshooting Automated Installations

Chapter 8

Setting Up an Install Server

To install clients over the network, AI requires a separate system to be an install server. On the install server, create an AI install service to provide a net image and instructions for installing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS on different clients.